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Shiller: high earnings growth and low volatility typical before bear markets

Professor Robert Shiller came to fame when he published his book Irrational Exuberance in 2000 warning that the stock market had become a bubble which could lead to a sharp decline. In response, he has described how stock-loving little old … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Everything Bubble 2017

Good visual summary of some of the many asset bubbles today.  Thanks central bankers!

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Ted: Developing our conversational competence

Good conversation skills seem to be a dying art, but we can build them if we care. Controlling our own ego and self-focused tendencies is a critical first step. When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, … Continue reading

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More lawsuits against oil cos for knowingly inflicting climate harm

San Fransisco and Oakland issued claims against 5 major oil companies in the state courts on Wednesday in the latest attempts to hold fossil fuel producers accountable for the effects of climate change.  The lawsuits call for the oil cos … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara: That Time President Trump Fired Me

Interesting to hear Bharara’s side of the story in first being asked to stay on, and then being fired by Trump. On March 11, 2017 President Donald Trump fired US Attorney Preet Bharara. Preet tells the story in detail for … Continue reading

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Most elevated global assets prices ever in history–what’s your move?

Deutsche Bank strategists are out with a new report stating the obvious:  “We’re in a period of very elevated global asset prices – possibly the most elevated in aggregate through history” and there are “a number of areas of the … Continue reading

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